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The Ogun State Caretaker Committee on Saturday, after the National Executive Council meeting held in Asaba, Delta State, has been ordered to remain in charge of the activities of the journalists in the state.
It would be recalled that the self-proclaimed Chairman and Secretary of the Council, Mr Soji Amosu and Ayokunle Ewuoso were asked to leave the Business Section of the meeting in order to avoid any inference pending the final judicial determination of their suit against the Union.
The NEC condemned members who took laws into their hands and directed that the status-quo be maintained pending the determination of the case on appeal.
“On the issue of Ogun State council in which judgement was given against the Union, NEC directs that Status-quo be maintained pending the determination of the case on appeal. NEC condemns those members who took the laws into their hands and cautions against a repeat of such dastardly act”, NEC stated.
Meanwhile, due to the insecurity challenges facing the country, NEC has implored the Federal Government to up the Security Apparatus in tackling varied forms of security threat which has hinder free movement of people, goods and services from one part of the county to another.
“NEC urges the Federal Government to rejig the Security apparatus to enable it effectively tackle these challenges, especially the insurgency in the North East, banditry and kidnappings, cattle rustling and other forms of criminality that have assumed dangerous dimensions, thereby making free movement of people, goods and services from one part of the country to another a difficult challenge”.